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Mary Curtis: ‘A lot of people record their programmes now. The challenge is to monetise that. It’s difficult, because people zip through the ads.’ Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

UTV Ireland is based in Macken House in Dublin, just behind the O2. The big windows on the ground floor are closed off with paper. The reception ar(...)

Louis Lentin was perhaps best known as producer of the 1996 ground-breaking documentary Dear Daughter on child abuse at a Dublin orphanage. Photograph:  Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

The funeral of Louis Lentin (80) at the Jewish cemetery in Dublin’s Dolphin’s Barn this evening was short, simple and dignified. Former RTÉ hea(...)

RTÉ made money last year for the first time since the height of the boom in 2007. But the national broadcaster warned that, despite recording an an(...)

RTÉ director general Noel Curran: “I believe that additional investment in RTÉ now would yield significant benefits to audiences and the Irish creative economy, as well as helping to secure RTÉ’s medium-term future.”

RTÉ broke even in 2013, with its just published annual report showing that it made a pre-tax surplus of €1.1 million in the year to December 31st 2013(...)

Minister Pat Rabbitte, speaking at the Women On Air Conference in Dublin Castle, on Monday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

“All too often, women in media see a ‘keep out’ sign on the door of every serious discussion,” Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte observed at a (...)

Pictured at yesterday’s GAAGO launch were Dublin footballer Ciarán Kilkenny and former Tipperary manager Liam Sheedy. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

GAA commercial director Peter McKenna believes the online streaming partnership with RTÉ, which goes live next month, has greater long-term value than(...)

President Michael D Higgins: accompanies by group of key officials and dignatories. Photograph: Alan Betson

At least eight key Government advisors and senior civil servants attended last week’s royal banquet at Windsor Castle for the (...)

The “sky did not fall in” when Pat Kenny defected from RTÉ to Newstalk, observed one member of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport and Communications

RTÉ’s competitors are “talking to other people who they want to lure away from us”, the broadcaster’s deputy director-general Kevin Bakhurst told a(...)

RTÉ Sport are still involved in the bidding war for TV rights to the 2015 Rugby World Cup.  Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

RTÉ are still in contention with Setanta and TV3 for TV rights to the 2015 Rugby World Cup. Contrary to re(...)

Gene Wilder in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory: a fixture on Christmas television listings.

Everyone’s a critic, and that goes doubly so for members of the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Transport and Communications, who yesterday got t(...)

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